CONCESSIONAIRE SERVICES AT PIONEER PARK (SKATE PARK)
The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners, Hernando County, Florida, invites interested parties to submit proposals no later than 3:00 PM, FEBRUARY 3, 2015, for the concessionaire services at Pioneer Park (Skate Park) to the Board of County Commissioners.
Interested firms may secure the qualification documents and all other pertinent information by visiting the website of Bid Net at www.floridabidsystem.com. For additional project information, please visit the Hernando County Board of County Commissioners Purchasing and Contracts Department at www.hernandocounty.us, or by calling Bid Net at (800) 835-4603 or the Purchasing and Contracts Department at (352) 754 4020.
Qualified firms desiring consideration shall submit one (1) original and six (6) copies of the Proposal package, clearly marked Sealed Proposals for RFP #15-R00039/TKB CONCESSIONAIRE SERVICES AT PIONEER PARK (SKATE PARK) to Hernando County Purchasing and Contracts Department, 20 North Main Street, Room 365, Brooksville, Florida 34601, on or before the time stipulated above. Qualifications shall be plainly marked on the outside of a sealed envelope/container with: Firms name and address, and Qualification Name and Qualification Number. Qualifications are to be submitted:
Hernando County Purchasing & Contracts
20 N. Main Street, Room 365
Brooksville, FL 34601-2800
The Board of County Commissioners will not be responsible in the event the U.S. Postal Service or any other courier system fail to deliver any proposal by the deadline stated above.
ExParte Communication: Please note that to insure proper and fair evaluation of a submittal, the County prohibits exparte communication (i.e. unsolicited) initiated by the Respondent to the County Official or Employee evaluation or considering the submittals prior to the time a proposal decision has been made. Communication between Respondent and the County will be initiated by the appropriate County Official or Employee in order to obtain information or clarification needed to develop a proper and accurate evaluation of the proposal. Exparte communication may be grounds for disqualifying the offending Respondent from consideration or award of the proposal then in evaluation or any future proposal.
All firms are hereby placed on formal notice that neither the County Commissioners nor candidates for County Commission, nor any employees from the Hernando County Government, Hernando County staff members, nor any members of the Professional Services Review Committee are to be lobbied, either individually or collectively, concerning this project. Firms and their agents who intend to submit qualifications, or have submitted qualifications, for this project are hereby placed on formal notice that they are not to contact County personnel for such purposes as holding meetings of introduction, meals, or meetings relating to the selection process outside of those specifically scheduled by the County. Any such lobbying activities may cause immediate disqualification for this project.
Purchasing and Contracts Division will post addenda on Bid Net at www.floridabidsystem.com to all questions in accordance with the Solicitation Instructions. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to visit the Bid Net at www.floridabidsystem.com to insure that they are aware of all addenda issued relative to this solicitation.
Pursuant to Florida Statutes 119.071 (2014) sealed bids, proposals, or replies received by an agency pursuant to a competitive solicitation are exempt from inspection until such time as the agency provides notice of an intended decision or until thirty (30) days after opening the bids, proposals, or final replies whichever is earlier.
The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners will select and contract with the most qualified firm responding to this solicitation and County Policy.
RUSSELL WETHERINGTON, CPCM, CPPB, CPM
ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR-GENERAL SERVICES
CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER, HERNANDO COUNTY
NOTICE TO PROPOSERS
To ensure that your proposal is responsive, you are urged to request clarification or guidance on any issues involving this solicitation before submission of your response. Your point-of-contact for this solicitation is Tara Bohnsack, Purchasing and Contracts, at (352) 754-4020.